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Geoffrey A. Weinberg, M.D.

Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Infectious Diseases

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5944

Office: (585) 275-5944

Fax: (585) 273-1104

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Biography

Dr. Weinberg's practice includes all areas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with special emphasis on Pediatric HIV/AIDS medicine, clinical immunology (deficiencies of the immune system, immunization (proper use of vaccines to prevent disease), and assessment of recurrent infections and fevers of unknown cause (including pediatric travel medicine/tropical medicine).

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a past member of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Antiretroviral Therapy and Management of Pregnant Women & Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission Guidelines; and a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute.

He has written numerous textbook chapters and published more than 100 papers in the field of pediatric infectious diseases and immunology.

Professional Background

Dr. Weinberg's practice includes all areas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with special emphasis on Pediatric HIV/AIDS medicine, clinical immunology, immunization, laboratory medicine, and assessment of recurrent infections and fevers of unknown cause (including pediatric travel medicine/tropical medicine).

His current research, funded by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (New Vaccine Surveillance Network), is focused on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy

Past work has included clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccines in children and pregnant women infected with HIV (International Maternal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Clinical Trials Network, funded by NIH/NICHD contract)

Additional research interests include definition of the role of iron in infection, particularly with regards to HIV infection and Pneumocystis carinii infection, vaccine biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology.

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a past member of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Antiretroviral Therapy and Management of Pregnant Women & Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission Guidelines; and a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute.

Research

Dr. Weinberg's current research efforts focus on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance, with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy (New Vaccine Surveillance Network, funded by CDC contract).

Past work has included clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccines in children and pregnant women infected with HIV (International Maternal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Clinical Trials Network, funded by NIH/NICHD contract)

Additional research interests include definition of the role of iron in infection, particularly with regards to HIV infection and Pneumocystis carinii infection, vaccine biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology.

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a past member of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Antiretroviral Therapy and Management of Pregnant Women & Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission Guidelines; and a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

1978
BS | Indiana University
Biological Sciences

1982
MD | Indiana University School of Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/01/1982 - 06/30/1983
Internship in Pediatrics at St Louis Children's Hospital

07/01/1983 - 06/30/1984
Residency in Pediatrics at St Louis Children's Hospital

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1988
Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at St Louis Children's Hospital

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Awards

2012 - 2013
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2007 - 2008
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry Dept of Pediatrics Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award

2005 - Present
Best Doctors in America

2004 - 2005
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2003 - 2004
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2002 - 2003
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2001 - 2002
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award

1998 - 1999
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

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Publications

Journal Articles

10/2017
Chhabra P, Gregoricus N, Weinberg GA, Halasa N, Chappell J, Hassan F, Selvarangan R, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Ward ML, Bowen M, Payne DC, Vinjé J. "Comparison of three multiplex gastrointestinal platforms for the detection of gastroenteritis viruses." Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology.. 2017 Oct 0; 95:66-71. Epub 2017 Sep 01.

10/2017
Weinberg GA. "Respiratory syncytial virus mortality among young children." The Lancet. Global health.. 2017 Oct 0; 5(10):e951-e952.

7/8/2017
Albin-Leeds S, Ochoa J, Mehta H, Vogel BH, Caggana M, Bonagura V, Lehman H, Ballow M, Rubinstein A, Siegel S, Weiner L, Weinberg GA, Cunningham-Rundles C. "Idiopathic T cell lymphopenia identified in New York State Newborn Screening." Clinical immunology : the official journal of the Clinical Immunology Society.. 2017 Jul 8; 183:36-40. Epub 2017 Jul 08.

Books & Chapters

2017
Chapter Title: Bacterial Infections of the Nervous System
Book Title: Swaiman's Pediatric Neurology: Principles and Practice
Author List: Weinberg GA, Stone, RT
Edited By: Swaiman KF, Ashwal S, Ferriero DM, Schor NF
Published By: Elsevier Saunders2017 in Philadelphia

2016
Chapter Title: Laboratory aids for diagnosis of neonatal sepsis
Book Title: Remington and Klein'sInfectious Diseases of the Fetus and Newborn Infant-8
Author List: Weinberg GA, D'Angio CT
Edited By: Wilson CB, Nizet V, Maldonado YA, Remington JS, Klein JO
Published By: Elsevier Saunders2016 in Philadelphia

2016
Chapter Title: Lymphadenopathy
Book Title: American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatric Care-2
Author List: Weinberg GA, Segel GB, Hall CB
Edited By: McInerny TK, Adam HM, Cambell DE, Foy JM, Kamat DM, DeWitt TG
Published By: American Academy of Pediatrics2016 in Elk Grove Village, IL

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